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Warning: 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Recalled in US

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is certainly a gem in the luxury car market because of its style, tech, power, comfort and safety features. The car went on sale last June, but now, Mercedes announced that it is recalling some models of it in the United States. According to a report, Mercedes is recalling the 2017 E300 and E300 4MATIC sedan models made before September. The reason for the action is the potential danger that may be caused by a wiring harness installed under the rear-seats of the car. The said component has the tendency to interfere with the fuel-tank pressure sensor, fuel pump, and the fuel gauge. If any of… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG GT S Recalled by MBUSA

Mercedes-AMG recently announced that it is recalling around 135 units of its GT S. Affected models are those built with the 2016 model year or produced sometime between June 1 to July 24, 2015. According to Autoblog, the recall of the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S is due to a defect in the carbon-fiber driveshaft. The source said the issue stems from the adhesive bond along the driveshaft and the flange. The result of the problem is loss of power to the rear wheels. Failure of the component may cause the car to stop or decelerate if the vehicle is already moving. The good news is that there were no injuries or deaths that could… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Recalls 705,000 Units Due to Airbag Issues

Mercedes-Benz recalls some of its vehicles in the United States for air bag issues. According to NBC, around 705,000 units were affected by the recall. Based on the source, the vehicles covered by the move were equipped with air bags manufactured by Takata Corp. The problem with the said air bags is that they have the tendency to explode with deadly force. The Takata airbags have the risk of overinflating, which can shoot shrapnels to the passenger area when it pops out. These have been blamed to be the cause of death of at least 10 people in the U.S. Aside from the Mercedes-Benz vehicles, 136,000 units of Daimler vans were also… Continue Reading »

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Recalls Issued By Mercedes-Benz In The US

Two voluntary recalls will be issued by Mercedes-Benz in the United States, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. The company has already notified the NHTSA of the planned recall. Eight hundred nine units will be affected by one recall while the second recall will affect 52 vehicles. The two recalls will start in January 2016 and the owners of the vehicles affected will be notified by Mercedes-Benz USA that their vehicles will be repaired for free. A press release of the company showed the issues did not result to accidents and no one was injured due to the potential issues. The recalls of Mercedes-Benz USA were announced on December… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Recalls More Cars Due to Several Issues

A series of Mercedes-Benz recalls were once again announced. It was due to several models of the brand having a defective engine control unit (ECU) software, and having problems with the intakes. According to the press release of Mercedes-Benz USA, which was published through Autoblog, 3,813 units were covered in the latest recall. The recall was decided after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found out that some cars of certain manufacturing dates have the tendency to bring about a software error within the ECU. This results to the vehicle stalling when coasting to a stop, such as at a traffic light. In addition, other models were found to have faulty intakes or exhaust camshafts…. Continue Reading »

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2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC Coupe Recalled for Faulty Seatbelts

Even for a very luxurious brand that air an aura of excellence, Mercedes-Benz still makes mistakes occasionally. Well, no one is perfect anyway, and what’s important is that the issue gets remedied right away. Recently, it was revealed by Edmunds that Mercedes-Benz USA is recalling 2,580 units of its 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC Coupe. This time, the culprit were the faulty seatbelts. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, the installation angle of the front seatbelts were incorrect. It said the left-side seatbelts may have been placed on the right side and vice-versa. The government agency warned that its improper integration may affect its locking mechanism. NHTSA stated… Continue Reading »

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11,000 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans Recalled

Daimler just announced that it will be recalling some of its Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans. According to MarketWatch, the move is to allow the company to replace the software of the vehicle that is related to its emissions. Based from the source, the company sent an estimated 11,000 letters to customers who bought Sprinter models. The document mentioned that the “emissions-relevant control units” of the vans will be getting enhanced software. Further along the letter, it noted that it is “to avoid possible trouble with the authorities and test organizations.” The parent of the three-pointed star brand cleared out though that the decision had nothing to do with the problem plaguing Volkswagen, which is related… Continue Reading »

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